Makepeace, Anne 1947-

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MAKEPEACE, Anne 1947-

PERSONAL: Born April 28, 1947, in CT; daughter of Roger and Elizabeth (Douglas) Makepeace. Ethnicity: "White, Anglo-Saxon Protestant." Education: Stanford University, B.A. (with honors), 1969, M.A. (education), 1971, M.A. (film), 1982.

ADDRESSES: Home—1763 Prospect, No. 1, Santa Barbara, CA 93103; fax: 212-560-2099. E-mail—[email protected].

CAREER: Makepeace Productions, Inc., Santa Barbara, CA, president and director, c. 1992—. Film writer, producer, and director; Sundance Institute, writer/director fellow; Sundance Film Festival, juror, 2001.

MEMBER: American Film Institute, Writers Guild of America West, Film Arts Foundation, Independent Features Project, IDA.

AWARDS, HONORS: CINE Golden Eagle Awards, Council for International Nontheatrical Events, for Whistle in the Wind, Moonchild, Night Driving, Ishi the Last Yahi, Baby, It's You, and Coming to Light: Edward S. Curtis and the North American Indians; Wrangler awards, National Cowboy Hall of Fame, best feature screenplay, 1991, for Thousand Pieces of Gold, and best documentary screenplay, 1995 for Ishi the Last Yahi; Gold awards, Houston International Film Festival, for Night Driving and Coming to Light; Gold Hugo awards, Chicago International Film Festival, for Moonchild and Ishi the Last Yahi; National Educational Film Festival, Paramount Award, for best feature, for Moonchild, and best film award, for Ishi the Last Yahi; Chicago International Television Festival, Gold Plaque for Baby, It's You and Gold Hugo Award for Coming to Light; winner of Sundance Feature Documentary Competitions for Baby, It's You and Coming to Light; Gold awards, Cindy Competition, for Moonchild, Baby, It's You, and Coming to Light; Red Ribbon, American Film Festival, first prize, Birmingham International Film Festival, and Chris Award, Columbus Film Festival, all for Moonchild; Munich Film Festival Award, for best American independent film, Native American Film Festival Award, for best documentary, and Emmy Award nomination, Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, all c. 1995, all for Ishi the Last Yahi; Bronze Apple Award, National Educational Media Network, Juror's Choice Award, Charlotte Film and Video Festival, and Whitney Biennial Award, 2000, all for Baby, It's You; grants from National Endowment for the Arts, National Endowment for the Humanities, Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Arizona Humanities Council, and California Council for the Humanities, c. 1999; Best Documentary Award, Telluride Mountain Film Festival, Academy Award nomination for best feature documentary, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and O'Connor Film Prize, American Historical Association, all 2000, all for Coming to Light; grants from Rockefeller Foundation and American Film Institute.


Edward S. Curtis: Coming to Light (also see below), National Geographic Society (Washington, DC), 2001.


(And director) Moonchild, Home Box Office, 1985.

(And director) Whistle in the Wind, USA Network, 1987.

"Thousand Pieces of Gold," American Playhouse, Public Broadcasting Service, 1992.

(And director) Night Driving, Showtime, 1993.

Ishi the Last Yahi, Public Broadcasting Service, 1995.

(And director) Baby, It's You, Public Broadcasting Service, 1998.

(And producer and director) Coming to Light: Edward S. Curtis and the North American Indians, Public Broadcasting Service, 2001.

(And producer and director) "The Making of IMAX Lewis and Clark," National Geographic Explorer, 2002.

WORK IN PROGRESS: Writing, producing, and directing Robert Capa and Stories from the Field, both documentaries, for Public Broadcasting Service.



Cineaste, summer, 2001, Johnny Lorenz, review of Coming to Light: Edward S. Curtis and the North American Indians, p. 214.

Library Journal, November 1, 1998, Marianne Eimer, review of Baby, It's You, p. 136; February 15, 2001, Stephen Rees, review of Edward S. Curtis: Coming to Light, p. 72.

Los Angeles, September, 1984, Eric Estrin, review of Moonchild, p. 58.

New York, May 4, 1992, John Leonard, review of Thousand Pieces of Gold, p. 62.

New York Times, June 2, 1998, Walter Goodman, "P.O. V.; Baby, It's You,"p.E7.

Petersen's Photographic, May, 2002, review of Edward

S. Curtis, p. 41.

School Library Journal, February, 1983, Ben Harrison, review of Moonchild, p. 44.

Variety, November 30, 1992, Dennis Harvey, review of Ishi the Last Yahi, p. 75; February 9, 1998, Glenn Lovell, review of Baby, It's You, p. 74; April 17, 2000, Todd McCarthy, review of Coming to Light, p. 31.